Elwyn California will celebrate the “Rockin ‘50s” when it holds its fourth annual Fall Fling Sept. 23 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove. Fountain Valley-based Elwyn California is a human service organization that provides employment opportunities for adults with disabilities in Orange County. This year’s Fall Fling, set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., includes an extensive breakfast buffet as well as entertainment by a cast of local businesspeople and residents, some of whom als
The Fountain Valley Police Department will host its annual “Tip-A-Cop” fundraiser at the Claim Jumper on Thursday, Sept. 14. The event is set for 5 to 9 p.m. and will feature police displays, a silent action, drawings, a K-9 presentation, SWAT truck and T-shirt sales. Police personnel will serve as waiters for the evening and will raise funds for the Special Olympics through tips they receive. All proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit Special Olympics Southern California.
The Fountain Valley Police Department will conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint in the city from 9 tonight to 3 a.m. Sunday. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment. When possible, specially trained officers will be available to evaluate those suspected of drug-impaired driving, which now accounts for a growing number of impaired driving crashes, police said. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 10,265 people were
The body of a 24-year-old man was found on a jogging trail along Brookhurst Street north of Warner Avenue today, Fountain Valley Police reported. The body was found shortly before 1 p.m. Police said the man was wearing jogging attire and was found on the grass just off the trail. Police believe he had been running along the exterior of Mile Square Park and appeared to have collapsed during his run. Police said the man was from San Diego and had been visiting a friend in the F
Fountain Valley Police arrested two men early Tuesday morning on various charges during a traffic stop. Police said officers stopped a car at 1:17 a.m. in the area of Filbert Street and Dandelion Avenue. As officers were conducting their investigation, the driver, who was identified as Hoang Le, 36, of Santa Ana, attempted to flee while he was seated on a curb. Police said Le tripped as he was attempting to flee and was handcuffed by officers. The passenger in the vehicle, wh